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GTI Boise Shop Now Open

Posted by Ben Orvold on Sep 19, 2014 8:06:24 AM

Gordon Trucking is happy to announce the opening of the newest shop located in Boise, Idaho.  The Boise terminal officially opened in June of 2013 with a small operations staff and recently added a recruiting assistant. The addition of the shop will help provide a full service terminal for all drivers based in Idaho, as well as those passing through on I-84.

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Gordon Trucking and Heartland Express combine terminals in Phoenix

Posted by Ben Orvold on Mar 12, 2014 7:08:00 PM

Gordon Trucking and Heartland Express have combined their operations in Phoenix.  GTI had previously operated a leased terminal in Phoenix for approximately 12 years while Heartland built a new terminal a few years ago.  It was an easy decision to bring everyone together into the Heartland terminal.

Gordon Trucking and Heartland Express held a driver welcome event on Thursday, December 12th and Friday, December 13th.  The event included over 150 attendees from Heartland Express and GTI including both drivers and office staff.  Breakfast and lunch were served and everyone had a chance to ask questions, share stories, and talk about the future.

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Gordon Trucking Shows Appreciation for their Professional Drivers

Posted by Evon Andal on Sep 30, 2013 8:30:00 AM

During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, held September 16-20, Gordon Trucking, Inc. took the time to honor and recognize their professional truck drivers’ nationwide. “We would like to thank our professional truck drivers who are out on the roads every day keeping the nations’ economy moving, we appreciate your hard work and dedication to safety,” said Larry Gordon, GTI’s Chief Executive Officer.

Daily events included free giveaways, catered lunches, truck washes, gift bags, health and wellness screenings, and various vendors and employees led activities in an effort to help give back to those who deliver the freight across the country 365 days a year.

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Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Evon Andal on Aug 13, 2013 7:53:00 AM

Gordon Trucking is hosting our annual Truck Driver Appreciation festivities during the week of September 16th through the 20th. “National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is an opportunity to honor all professional drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs,” said Steve Gordon, GTI’s chief operating officer. 

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Topics: Terminal, Professional Truck Driver, Truck Driving Jobs, Events

Gordon Trucking celebrates grand opening for Boise terminal

Posted by Ben Orvold on Jun 18, 2013 1:00:00 PM

On June 12th 2013 Gordon Trucking, Inc. officially opened the doors of their latest terminal located in Boise, ID.  This addition marks the 11th GTI terminal strategically located across the US.

More than 80 people walked through the doors to help welcome GTI to Boise and enjoy a catered lunch. Those in attendance ranged from GTI management, customers, and drivers to neighbors and friends as well as a number of members from the local Chamber of Commerce.

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Gordon Trucking hosts grand opening event in Pontoon Beach

Posted by Loren Shane on Apr 15, 2013 1:36:00 PM

Gordon Trucking, Inc. opened the doors to its new fully operational terminal in Pontoon Beach, Ill for a grand opening celebration that included the official ribbon cutting for the property on Thursday, April 4.

The event featured members of GTI’s leadership team from our Pacific, Green Bay and Indianapolis terminals and included lunch to all in attendance.  Local community representatives at the event included Rosemarie Brown – executive director of the Southwestern Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Matt Hart – director of the Illinois Trucking Association and John Herzog – director of Madison County economic development.  Several of GTI’s customers and vendors were also in attendance.

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2012 - Driver Appreciation Week Events

Posted by Jeremy Hall on Aug 31, 2012 12:39:00 PM

 

Gordon Trucking is hosting our annual Driver Appreciation events during the week of September 17th through the 21st, which is in conjunction with the national driver appreciation celebration. Events will be held at the following locations:

  • Clackamas, OR
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Green Bay, WI 
  • Hollywood, FL 
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Lathrop, CA
  • Medford, OR
  • Millersburg, OR
  • Pacific, WA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pontoon Beach, IL
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
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Topics: Terminal, Professional Truck Driver, Truck Driving Jobs, Events

Open House at the Pontoon Beach, IL Terminal

Posted by Jeremy Hall on Mar 30, 2012 3:52:00 PM

Gordon Trucking is hosting an open house at our Pontoon Beach, IL location on April 14, 2012. Please stop by to meet the staff and take a look around!

Our Pontoon Beach Terminal has come a long way to converting into a “GTI Blue” location and we are excited to introduce Gordon Trucking to the neighborhood.

Immediate Openings:

GTI has several open positions for drivers and mechanics to be filled immediately. Driver recruiting and maintenance recruiting staff members will be on hand to answer questions then assist during the application process. Come speak with us about the exciting opportunities GTI has to offer!

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Gordon Trucking purchases Buske Lines

Posted by Loren Shane on Aug 16, 2011 3:27:00 PM

Gordon Trucking Inc is announcing the company’s Aug 16 acquisition of Midwest trucking company Buske Lines Inc., currently headquartered in Edwardsville, Ill. 

In the deal, Gordon Trucking obtains Buske Lines’ 150 power units and 375 refrigerated and dry-van trailers.  Along with the assets, Gordon Trucking also acquires a 35,000 square foot shop located in Pontoon Beach, Ill.  This expansion will create additional truck driving career opportunities with Gordon Trucking throughout the Midwest Region.

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Ground breaking for new GTI Lathrop terminal begins

Posted by Loren Shane on Apr 17, 2011 1:51:00 PM

LATHROP, Calif. – Gordon Trucking Inc is pleased to announce the ground breaking of its newest terminal for Northern California operations.

Accompanied by Lathrop Mayor J. “Chaka” Santos and Vice Mayor, Christopher Mateo, GTI executives and management participated in the ceremonial dig on April 16.

The terminal will encompass 16 acres and include a new 23,000 square-foot facility with a target grand-opening in November of this year.

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